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About 106 articles found for 15 February 2013:

 

GRID 2 Wants to Blend Soul and Top Racing Mechanics

The team is aiming to mix an impressive presentation and solid mechanics
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 15th, 2013
 

Germanic Suebi Faction Revealed for Total War: Rome 2

They focus on surprise attacks and dominating smaller tribes
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 15th, 2013
The Russian Fireball Seen from Space - What We Know so Far

The Russian Fireball Seen from Space - What We Know so Far

by Lucian Parfeni, February 15th, 2013
The 10-ton meteor hit the upper atmosphere at hypersonic speeds
 

1 in 5 Reptile Species Now Facing Extinction

Habitat reconversion is what threatens these animals first and foremost
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
 

Picture of the Day: Albino Squirrel Steals Food from a Bird Feeder

Albino squirrels are easily spotted by predators, have a difficult time surviving
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
 

First Retinal Implant Approved by the FDA

The implant will be used to treat people suffering with a rare genetic eye disease
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
 

Lumia Apps to Keep You on Top of London Fashion Week

Mostly free software to receive news and photos on Lumia devices
by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
Epic Games Is Looking Forward to Next-Gen Consoles

Epic Games Is Looking Forward to Next-Gen Consoles

by Andrei Dobra, February 15th, 2013
The PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720 will deliver a subtantial leap in quality
 

Fake Corporate Policy Emails Lure Users to Malware-Serving Sites

The malicious notifications are entitled “RE: Korbin – Copies of Policies”
by Eduard Kovacs, February 15th, 2013
 

EyePro Reminds You to Take a Break

It includes exercises for improving visual information process skills
by Ionut Ilascu, February 15th, 2013
 

Scientists Say They’ve Built a Crash-Proof Computer

The new “systemic” computer is fundamentally different from other computers
by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
 

4% of Cancer Deaths Are Caused by Alcohol

Researchers warn the risks associated with alcohol consumption are gravely underestimated
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
IT Companies Preparing for CeBIT 2013 Trade Show

IT Companies Preparing for CeBIT 2013 Trade Show

by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
The technology fair will take place next month in Germany
 

Woman's Legs Won't Stop Growing, Right One Weighs 17 Stones (108 Kilograms)

Doctors had to amputate her left leg, the stump started growing again
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
Eve Disses Britney Spears: She’s Not Singing on “Scream and Shout”

Eve Disses Britney Spears: She’s Not Singing on “Scream and Shout”

by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
Rapper goes on the record with what some fans have also been saying for a while
 

Special Forces Team X Review (PC)

A third-person multiplayer shooter focused on team play
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 15th, 2013
 

Unigine Also Updates Heaven Benchmark

Like Valley, it works on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X operating systems
by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
 

Russian Meteorite Was US Weapon Test, Liberal Leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky Says

The politician is quite convinced Americans are the ones to blame for today's incident
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
 

Digital Key Accidentally Revoked by McAfee Causes Problems for Mac Users

The key was revoked on February 6, but the incident was discovered only one week later
by Eduard Kovacs, February 15th, 2013
Oscar Pistorius Faces Charge of Premeditated Murder in Reeva Steenkamp’s Death

Oscar Pistorius Faces Charge of Premeditated Murder in Reeva Steenkamp’s Death

by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
Blade Runner wept in court as bail hearing was postponed until Monday
 

Apple Is Still On for That Spring Event, Says Piper Jaffray

Analysts just doing their job citing all the major rumors with a serious tone
by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
 

NCase, a Small PC Enclosure Made by Fans for Fans

Two users from a certain Forum board took matters into their own hands
by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
Microsoft Executive: Upcoming Sony Reveal Important for Industry, Not Gamers

Microsoft Executive: Upcoming Sony Reveal Important for Industry, Not Gamers

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 15th, 2013
The company is interested in the needs of consumers
 

Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 Ready to Launch

The browser may arrive at the end of February or in early March
by Bogdan Popa, February 15th, 2013
 

Kate Upton Is Cute, Gorgeous in New Skullcandy Ad

Take a Supermodel to Work Day episode 2 also brings Big Boi and Stevie Johnson
by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
 

Watch: Killer Whale Gives Birth at SeaWorld in San Diego

The whale calf is 7 feet long (2.13 meters), weighs 350 pounds (158 kg)
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
Illegal Intel Tactics Described in Book Written by Former AMD Leader [WSJ]

Illegal Intel Tactics Described in Book Written by Former AMD Leader [WSJ]

by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
Hector Ruiz wants to make sure people know what happened back then
 

BlackBerry Z10 Goes on Sale at Three UK

It is now available for £69 on select plans from £34 a month
by Cosmin Vasile, February 15th, 2013
 

You Can Now Pay to Promote Friends' Facebook Posts

Facebook already makes it possible to pay to get your posts in front of more people
by Lucian Parfeni, February 15th, 2013
 

Kangaroos Sabotage Women's Australian Open at Royal Canberra

The animals took over the golf course, players had to wait for them to leave
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
 

More Papal Secrets Come to Light After Benedict XVI’s Shock Resignation [AP]

As it turns out, the Pope’s decision to resign was not a surprising one in the least
by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
Samsung Builds Fridge with Built-in Sodastream [Forbes]

Samsung Builds Fridge with Built-in Sodastream [Forbes]

by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
Not only is the refrigerator huge, it has a water carbonator to boot
 

BlackBerry Z10 Gets Launched in Kuwait

Available through various carriers at 199 Kuwaiti Dinar ($705 / €528)
by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
 

New “Oblivion” Trailer Premieres

Tom Cruise still remembers, will most likely fight for what’s right
by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
TransferJet Near-Field Communication Technologies to Launch at MWC 2013

TransferJet Near-Field Communication Technologies to Launch at MWC 2013

by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
TransferJet is a thousand times faster than normal NFC
 

Portable Battery Pack from Sanyo Stays on the Wrist

It has eight different adapters but, sadly, does not automatically recharge itself
by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
Hero Cop Shuts Down Highway to Save Little Dog – Photo

Hero Cop Shuts Down Highway to Save Little Dog

by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
Cujo, a small dog with a bad hip, caught a lucky break after running away from home
 

Windows 8 Is Twice as Fast as Windows XP on a 7-Year-Old Laptop

Another demonstration that Microsoft’s new OS gets along very well with old hardware
by Bogdan Popa, February 15th, 2013
 

Hero Pit Bull Saves Family from House Fire

Baby woke up her owners, dragged one other dog hiding under a bed outside the house
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
 

Retro Belt-Drive USB Turntable, a Retro-Style Suitcase for the Erudite

Old-style records mostly act as museum pieces nowadays, but this might get the dust off
by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
Close Encounter with Earth Will Trigger Quakes on Asteroid 2012 DA14

Close Encounter with Earth Will Trigger Quakes on Asteroid 2012 DA14

by Lucian Parfeni, February 15th, 2013
The asteroid is buzzing Earth later today, you can watch it live
Restaurant Fines Customers Who Don’t Finish Their Meals

Restaurant Fines Customers Who Don’t Finish Their Meals

by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
Japanese restaurant asks for donations for fishermen if you get too greedy
 

Meteorite Falls in Russia, 400 Injured, Extensive Damages

More details emerge, 20,000 rescue workers sent to the region
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
 

LeAnn Rimes Sues Dentist for Ruining Her Mouth, Career

Country singer says she’s been through hell because of poorly done dental work
by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
 

Shocking Footage of Meteorite Fall in Russia Emerges

Footage shows buildings being hit by flashing objects falling from the sky
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
Micron Reveals 128 Gb NAND Flash Memory Chip

Micron Reveals 128 Gb NAND Flash Memory Chip

by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
It might even lead to 2 TB solid state drives one day soon
 

Nokia Music+ Service Arrives in the UK

With appealing new features when compared to Nokia Music
by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
 

The Reason Why Windows 8 Is Unsuccessful: Everyone Likes Windows 7 – Analyst

Users are pleased with Windows 7, so they see no reason to upgrade, expert believes
by Bogdan Popa, February 15th, 2013
Dota 2 Update Adds Tusk to the Online Game, Fixes Other Bugs

Dota 2 Update Adds Tusk to the Online Game, Fixes Other Bugs

by Andrei Dobra, February 15th, 2013
Many improvements are included in the latest patch
 

Game Stories Need to Improve, Says Super Smash Bros. Developer

Developers fail to connect players with their game universe
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 15th, 2013
 

EK Launches Waterblock for Dual-GPU Radeon HD 7990 Graphics Card

The water cooling gear maker revealed the EK-FC7990 incl. Backplate
by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
“Melrose Place” Actress Sentenced to Just 3 Years in Prison

“Melrose Place” Actress Sentenced to Just 3 Years in Prison

by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
Amy Locane-Bovenizer was found guilty of vehicular homicide, victim’s family is outraged
 

Microsoft Confirms That More Service Packs Are Coming (for Office)

The company is reportedly working on a new SP for its productivity suite
by Bogdan Popa, February 15th, 2013
 

NVIDIA and Elemental Seal a Deal for On-Demand Video Using Tesla

The two intend to launch an IPTV platform that PCs, phones and tablets can all use
by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
Rare Sumatran Tiger Born in San Francisco

Rare Sumatran Tiger Born in San Francisco

by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
The cub was born at the San Francisco Zoo this past weekend
 

Chinese Man Sues After Dog Dies While Getting a Facelift

Breeder wanted his Tibetan Mastiff to be more “attractive,” is now seeking damages
by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
 

Meteorite Falls in Russia's Chelyabinsk Region - Video

The crash allegedly caused several explosions, forced authorities to evacuate locals
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
Galaxy S IV SCH-i545 Spotted on NenaMark En Route to Verizon

Galaxy S IV SCH-i545 Spotted on NenaMark En Route to Verizon

by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
The handset will pack a 1.9GHz processor, full HD touchscreen
 

Samsung Acid Spill Endangers Residents

The incident that cost one person their life spilled over into the environment
by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
 

Download Swype Beta for Android 1.4.5

It may take up to 72 hours for existing users to update
by Cosmin Vasile, February 15th, 2013
 

Affordable Micromax A35 Bolt Arrives in India, Priced at $80/€60

The smartphone ships with Android 2.3 Gingerbread out of the box
by Cosmin Vasile, February 15th, 2013